Events for the Day of Mourning and Hope and the Day of Occupation and Genocide

2024-06-14 - 2024-06-14


All Day

Commemoration of 14 June 1941 Mass deportations to Siberia by the Soviet Union. A total of about 17 485 people were deported, most of them to exile and others to GULAG camps. Many politicians and other public figures of the time were deported, including the second President of the Republic of Lithuania, Aleksandras Stulginskis. In total, the USSR deported about 130,000 people to Siberia. 130 people of Lithuania.

The commemoration will take place in Klaipėda Square at the monument to a united Lithuania “Arka”.